The primary objective of the Stanisław Moniuszko International Competition of Polish Music in Rzeszów is to promote Polish music worldwide and disseminate the wonderful legacy of Stanisław Moniuszko and other excellent Polish composers amongst a wide spectrum of listeners.

News

Concerts performed by the Ãtma Quartet

12/08/2020
We are happy to announce three concerts to be performed by the Ãtma Quartet, the winner of the Competition’s Second Prize in the “chamber ensembles category”. The concerts will be held in September 20...

Recordings from the Competition on CDs

04/08/2020
The most interesting recordings of the Competition performances have just appeared in a six-disc series released by the label DUX....

Gidaszewska/Łaguniak Duo in Podkarpacie

04/08/2020
We are pleased to announce that the winner of the Competition’s First Prize in the “chamber ensembles category”, the Gidaszewska/Łaguniak Duo (currently performing as the Polish Violin Duo), appeared ...

Composers

Aleksander Zarzycki
26 February 1834 – 1 November 1895, composer, pianist, teacher and conductor, born in Lwów (now Lviv in Ukraine), died in Warsaw.

Biographical note

(26 February 1834 – 1 November 1895) composer, pianist, teacher and conductor, born in Lwów (now Lviv in Ukraine), died in Warsaw. After graduating from the gimnazjum (a junior high school) in Sambor (present-day Sambir in the Republic of Ukraine), he decided to continue his music education abr...